In + Around San Antonio

A parent’s guide to all things San Antonio! The Alamo City is geographically a large area and there are tons of things to do in a variety of spots in and around the city. If you’re feeling overwhelmed and don’t know where to start, this is a great starting place. From kid-friendly restaurants to the best things to do with your family, Alamo City Moms has you covered with everything to do in our great city. Our team of 40+ moms is happy to share the ins-and-outs of what’s happening in San Antonio! Topics of articles include museums, parks, arts, restaurants, family-friendly events, the River Walk, Sea World, Schlitterbahn, Fiesta Texas and much, much more.

I love living in San Antonio and I’m grateful for the city that I now call home. BUT, like any transplant, I get homesick sometimes, and there is nothing better to cure it than a little taste that reminds...
Bready or not... it's the post you’ve all been waiting for! It’s the 2021 San Antonio Sandwich Shop Showdown! Let me tell you, the competition is fierce! The bread is fluffy, the meats are cured, the condiments are flavorful,...
It was July of 2006, and I stepped out of the San Antonio International airport wearing jeans and a T-shirt. Immediately, I was hit by a blast of air reminiscent of a blow dryer set to high. My jeans...
September 16, 2021 Come & Go from 6:00 to 8:30 pm Scroll down for Event Info and Ticket Info! This page will be continually updated as event information and partners are added. Be sure to follow along in Community and Conversations and...
Mayor Ron Nirenberg said it best: the pandemic laid bare the inequities that existed in San Antonio and communities around the world. Volunteering as a family—and showing your children how they can make a difference—is more important now than...
Can I let you in on a secret? San Antonio is the top tourist destination in Texas. OK, so that’s not really a secret. Our fabulous city has great museums, fun activities, and cool things to explore. Of course...
Even though the first official day of summer was June 20th, the Texas heat reared its ugly head much earlier. Even after living in San Antonio for over ten years, this New Mexican mama still can’t handle the heat....
Are you as ready as we are for the return of fireworks, barbecues, and parades for the 2021 Fourth of July celebration? We have curated the perfect palette of RED, WHITE, and BLUE events happening in and around San...
As things move in the direction of a new normal, post-pandemic, the need for a good happy hour seems more prevalent than ever. I’ve always had my go-to spots but was pleasantly surprised to see there are many other...
I’m a practical girl. Sometimes too practical. I tell my children to always eat their dessert last. When we go out for a treat I usually say, “A simple ice cream cone is just fine.” My husband is the...
While LEGO lovers sing “Everything is Awesome!," it’s time for lovers of all things aquatic to shout “Everything is JAW-SOME!” because SEA LIFE San Antonio Aquarium is making a splash in San Antonio. The long-awaited neighbor to LEGOLAND® Discovery...
If you’re looking for summer fun, set your course for San Antonio. Yes, we live here. And no, you don’t have to roam far to dive into summer fun. There’s a reason San Antonio is a top tourist destination:...
Summertime is here, and along with a number of summer camps being offered in the Alamo City, Vacation Bible School is a favorite summer activity for many local families. Though some may look different than in years past, many...
It might be hard to believe but there is food OTHER than Tex-Mex in San Antonio! (We're just kidding, of course you knew that...) But if you've ever Googled "Afghan food in San Antonio" or become overwhelmed searching for...

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The Ultimate Guide to Pumpkin Spice in San Antonio

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After a long summer, it’s finally fall! The heady scents of cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, and ginger mix with sweet pumpkin in the air, which...